Motorcycle Crashes on Rochester West Side

A speeding motorcycle crashed into a car at Lexington Avenue and Tacoma Streets on the West Side yesterday afternoon, sending the rider to the hospital.

Police say 30-year-old Javhon Cotton was heading east on Lexington at high speed before hitting a Nissan at the intersection. He suffered leg injuries and internal bleeding, which were considered non-life threatening. 

Cotton was charged with  speeding, riding without a license and no insurance.

The driver of the car wasn't hurt and won't be charged. An 11-year-old passenger in the car was cut on the face and treated at Strong Hospital.


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